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a terrible four years as far as farm policy. host: what you make of john kerry taking over the position? are you hopeful you will see a different course taken? caller: i don't think so. he enjoys being in the limelight a lot. this is something he has been looking forward to for a long time. i think he will overshadow the president in many ways. i don't think there will be any significant accomplishment by him. host: thanks for scott paul. samuelson wrote a peice -- robert samuelson in the washington post. john from pennsylvania is next on the independent line. good morning. caller: hello. i agree with fishing sam. i think it will just continue. we have to get out of. so many of we are in somalia, yemen, iraq. we will probably be in egypt and iran. it is ridiculous. you don't see china and germany and other great economies throughout the world trying to continue colonialism or imperialism or whatever you want to call it. zogby to pull back, take care of the u.s. -- we need to pull back. we are shortchanging the u.s. host: this is more from yesterday, secretary clinton giving her assessme
for the next couple of days. i'm here with john pod hotter and bill kristol, founder and editor of "the weekly standard," and we're going to get right into it. john podhoretz -- >> podhoretz -- >> john podhoretz, you wrote a book a few years back called "bush country" in which you celebrated the achievements of our 43rd president, and george w. bush was a guy who thought deeply about imuation reform, poverty and trying to craft a middle class agenda for the gop. george w. bush is a figure that many republicans have been running away from. so tell me, do you think republicans were too quick to abandon george w. bush? >> i'm sorry, what? i was tweeting. i'm sorry. [laughter] um, well, yes and no. i think, obviously, politically republicans distanced themselves from george w. bush because it was politic thing to do. numbers don't lie. he became very unpopular. parties tend not to embrace figures and politicians who become unpopular. my view is that a lot of the distress over bush's domestic agenda from which republicans fled beginning really in 2005 had, it was a, it was an ancillary result of th
the john boehner clip that we played for the senators that this president doesn't just want to beat the republicans and have his way, in some sense he wants to annihilate the republicans and decide the republicans as he said consign them to the dust bin of history. do you see a more aggressive thing here than presidents usually have against the opposition? >> i'm not sure it is more aggressive but it is more aggressive than this president has had. he is trying to break the backs of some republicans. gun control for example. trying to separate the republican unity that has been pretty strong during the first term and appeal some people back. i'm not sure it is anywhere powerful or authoritative than other presidents have done with the opposition. >> chris: he did it also with tax rates. >> he did. he did. >> chris: we have to take a break here. when we come back, secretary of state clinton has a rare jointt >>> i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we had. >> president obama asked me to b
kristol or john hatoritz. also scott walker who is doing really well up in wisconsin. and all the republicans got up there, and they were saying the same thing. we've got to stop being the stupid party. we've been saying here for six months, we have got to -- and john, i thought, had one of the best points, that we have stifled debate. the conservative movement has stifled debate. and if you go out and you dare to stand out in a crowd, whether it's on taxes or regulations or in the past on immigration, you were completely shunned from the party. finally there's an understanding we've got to grow the party. what we've been saying for quite frankly for years and getting attacked, we want colin powell on our side. we want moderate republicans on our side. if we're going to be the majority party again, we've got to spend the party. >> are you saying they're pushing her out of the spotlight as part of making the stupid party less stupid? >> what i'm saying is that sarah palin represented a time and place in american politics. and not 2008 so much as 2010. and that time is passing u
of the nomination of massachusetts senator john kerry to be the next secretary of state. live coverage here on c-span the. c-span2. a bipartisan group of senators today will unveil immigration proposals at a news conference at 2:30 eastern with live coverage on c-span. this is ahead of a speech president obama will give on immigration policy tomorrow in las vegas. and wanted to tell you a little bit more about some of the new members of the 113th congress from massachusetts. democratic elizabeth warren, who defeated incumbent senator scott brown, was an early advocate for the formation of the consumer financial protection bureau and is the first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. over in the house, joseph kennedy will represent the state's 4th district. he's the grandson of former u.s. attorney general and presidential nominee robert f. kennedy. ♪ ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a bully pulpit, and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is not
blueprint. tony: looks like our john walker lindh was planning something. not was. is. find him. (helicopter blades whirring) oh, no! see that, mccartney? aw, you losing to yourself again? no, man. she's looking at me. yeah. with her sexy little robe, and her big ol' bedroom eyes.
john whitehead, also with "the huffington post" -- this was a quotation from barack obama when he was running for the presidency in march, 2007. guest: it's hard to see that in his first administration. his record is shameful when it comes to presidential powers. his unilateralism. he does not show a respect for constitutional law. when he was first inaugurated, i voted for him. i wrote a column saying i supported him. i'm from chicago originally and i'm very familiar with barack obama. but i want people in my column saying i think you are making a mistake of who this person is. he's not someone that is shown in his lack a great commitment to principle. he's had a great commitment to programs. that is to his credit that he believes strongly in programs, believes in helping people. he has not been that wedded to principle. he was not that way as the senator or in state government. and he is a very practical person, but that practicality can be dangerous. when you circumvent the limits of the constitution. host: what do you think when you see this headline -- guest: this is a great
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